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live where you live, this is "abc 7 news." ♪ >> what do we want? >> justice! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> the transgender march kicked off pride weekend tonight and this year increased focus on security after recent events in europe. good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm larry beil. dan and ama are both off tonight. march began at delores park. it wasn't without controversy. cornell bernard joining us live from city hall with the story. cornell. >> reporter: larry, we saw thousands of folks marching tonight. take a look, tonight san francisco city hall lit with the colors of the transgender pride flag. police provided safety during the march tonight but not everybody was mahappy about tha
>> when do we want 'em? >> now! >> reporter: thousands on the move through san francisco to celebrate transgender equality. billy cooper is feeling a lot of solidarity. >> being a transgender woman is every day life for me. it is -- it encourages me to wake up every morning and to be a better person. >> reporter: many say this year's trans march is more important than ever. >> this is a year we need to be visible. >> reporter: raffi simington says transgender rights are not a priority for the trump administration. >> the climate of heat and fear is frightening to me. >> reporter: the police presence at the march was hard to miss. every available cop will be on duty for weekend pride festivities to keep crowds safe. but this group does not agree. >> police pride. >> reporter: why? >> to keep our community safer. >> reporter: until recently the web side told attendees not to
be friendly to cops. that information has been removed. >> a lot of people i know and care about have been told by the cops they have to move along because they assume to be sex workers. >> reporter: supervisor jeff shehee says the climate is changing. >> all of our communities have had challenges with the police, the police and law enforcement has evolved over time. >> reporter: the march was peaceful, but for others it was much more, inclusive, powerful and visible. >> it is a matter of solidarity to be out here today. >> reporter: back live here at civic center where in a few short hours hundreds of thousands of people will attend this weekend's pride festival. san francisco police including the fbi will provide extra protection in the wake of terror attacks abroad. law enforcement says they're not taking any chances. live in san francisco tonight, cornell bernard, "abc 7 news." cornell, thank you. this weekend bar and restaurant managers will have the pulse nightclub shooting in orlando on their minds but say they will
not be deterred. 49 people died at the pulse nightclub last june. feli zs sprks role and was one of the survivors. >> the shooter, i feel like he didn't like himself and he used hate and around the world i think there's hate everywhere. >> he is in san francisco to attend the parade representing the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. as we mention, security of course will be high during sunday's parade down market street. that route is highlighted in blue between beale and eighth street. street closures start at 6:00 a.m. effecting the streets highlighted in red. many muni lines will be rerouted during the parade. you can find the maps on our abc7news.com. be sure to enable to push alerts all weekend long. will pride goers get to celebrate under sunny skies with warm weather? let's check in with
meteorologist sandhya patel. >> yes, larry, we will see the skies brightening for the pride celebration and parade. here is the hour-by-hour look tomorow morning, 9:00 a.m., 56 degrees, partly cloudy. patchy clouds around noon and the sun will be out. it will be a nice mild afternoon, breezy in the afternoon, breezy, low to mid 60s. today we started what is going to happen this weekend, which is the cooling trend. mid 90s inland, mid 60s coast side. so it will be quite comfortable for the pride parade and celebrations. i will be back to let you know exactly how your tempertures will play out for the upcoming weekend plans, layerly. >> sandhya, thank you. see you in a few minutes. bart is back to normal after a fire inside the trans bay tube caused delays up to hour and a half for evening commuters. "abc 7 news" was at the kbar kadaro station to see passengers crowded on to a smoky platform. smoldering debris under the track caused them to single tube through the tube. passengers say the trains smelled like smoke and some were
frustrated by the delays. >> my pizza is late, i'm late, my family is waiting for me for dinner. bad all around. >> it was really crowded but at the end of the station it was okay. i have seen worse. i have seen worse. >> sky 7 was over the west oakland bart station where even after the tracks cleared there were long waits for hundreds of passengers gathered at the stations. all right. new at 111:00 now, san jose police seized thousands of pounds of fireworks including large mortars considered to be explosive. "abc 7 news" reporter katey marzullo live at the san jose police department live with the story. katey. >> reporter: larry, the investigation started back in april lil. police used social media as one tool and netted nearly 3,000 pounds of fireworks. people we talked with said that's probably just a drop in the bucket. this is cellphone video of fireworks being set off in a neighborhood in san jose. it is illegal, and this man loves it. >> we usually have a big party
every year and basically, you know, follow our traditions like everybody else does in the united states and set off fireworks. >> reporter: he says he will never stop, but san jose police are cracking down. officers seized 2700 pounds of fireworks between april and june, including three, four and five-inch mortars considered explosives. >> it is really loud, it is does frighten the dog, it frightens the children. >> reporter: the seizure is at least some good news for this woman who has called police about fireworks in the past. >> i think it is great and there's no way they have gotten them all because i hear people setting off fireworks every night already. >> reporter: during their investigation police identified two people involved with the distribution of fireworks. there's a warrant out for one much them. >> there's a lot more stuff out there they could be worried about right now. other than that, i mean i don't think they're ever going to stop it. >> reporter: the police chief calls the seizure extraordinary and says they're not done yet. in san jose, kate rhie marzullo "abc 7 news."
the city of pacifica has a smart phone app residents can use to report illegal fireworks in their neighborhood. fund out more how to download it on our website abc7news.com. san francisco police gave the first minute by minute account of last week's shooting at a u.p.s. facility in petrero hill. police released this picture of the shooter, jimmie lamb. they are pulling over a journal they seized from the ups driver's home. they say during the 10-minute shooting spree he used a stolen illegal gun with a 30-round magazine to shoot and kill fellow drivers benson louie, wayne chan and mike lar lefti. the evident indicates the shooting of mr. louie, mr. chan and mr. lefti appears targeted. >> lam shot and killed himself. investigators say he carried out the shooting without saying anything and without warning. the state assembly laid
aside a proposal to bring single pair health care to california. they called it woefully incomplete. they passed a bill earlier this month but didn't say how the state would raise money to pay for it. single payer is where residents pay the state through higher taxes to cover health care costs for all residents. decided to keep that bill in committee. in washington the investigation into alleged russian interference in the presidential electin continues to make headlines. today president trump had choice words for the special council who may be investigating him. abc's chuck sieverson explains. >> reporter: president trump is sidelined by his comments about the alleged russian meddling in the election. friday he shugd robert mueller is tainted and biassed against him. >> he's very good friends with comey, which is very bother some. >> reporter: trump offered a new explanation for why he tweeted that he recorded his
conversations with james comey. it was a bluff, he said, to force the fired fbi director to tell the truth. >> i didn't tape, but when he found out that i -- you know, there may be tapes out there, whether it is governmental tapes or anything else -- and who knows -- i think his story may have changed. >> reporter: but trump's tweet about tapes triggered a sequence of events that led to appointment of special council investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice. another issue involving the president is generating outrage. >> when was the last time an actor assassinated a president? it's been a while, and maybe it is time. >> reporter: that's johnny depp at a british film festival. depp new the comments would elicit anger. i apologize for the bad joke i acemented last night in poor taste about president trump. this comes just a week after that shooting at a virginia baseball field. representative steve scalise nearly killed, prompting calls from politicians on both sides of the aisle for more civility.
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. new at 11:00, tonight a proud mom is telling us about her daughter who saved a stranger's life aboard a southwest airlines flight out of oakland this month. "abc 7 news" reporter leslie brinkley got the story on this in-flight emergency. >> reporter: it started out as a normal flight from oakland to chicago on june 6th for susan anderson and her daughter
kimberly omansky, who were en route to visit family. halfway through the light there was an urge nlt announcement. >> is there a doctor or a nurse on this plane? there's an emergency. >> reporter: susan anderson says her daughter kimberly, a registered nurse, was the only licensed medical professional on the flight. a middle age women went into anaphalactic shock, a lighten threatening reaction. >> she could not breathe, was struggling and feeling ill and shutting down. it was a dire emergency. >> reporter: the pilot prepared formergency landing as the flight crew pulled out a first aid kit with off grand epipens in it. first one anderson says did not work, the second one finally did and the woman started breathing. another passenger offered benadryl. >> they called my daughter an angel. she was truly an angel. >> she saved a life? >> she saved a life and she knew
it. it was -- i was so proud of her. >> reporter: anderson says her daughter is traveling out of the country now. she decided to share her story and warn those with severe allergies to always care emergency injections with them. in alamo, i'm leslie brinkley, "abc 7 news." police in the east bay have arrested four women accused of stealing $3,000 worth of clothing from victoria's secret. walnut creek police say the women robbed the broadway plaza location of the lingerie change and another store in concord. on facebook walnut creek police said we love to have visitors shop and dine in our lovely town, we just appreciate it when people pay for the items they want. tonight los angeles celebrated the opening of the tallest building west of the mississippi like it was a movie premiere. the wilshire grand center has 73 stories, with a boost from the spire it officially reaches 1,100 feet top, topping the sales force tower in san francisco which had the crown
earlier this year. the wilshire grand center cost $1.2 billion. there's office space, bars and an intercontinental hotel which opens on july 2nd. back here in the bay, lots going on this weekend. you've got a parade, you've got a nascar race. sandhya is here with the forecast. >> and the forecast looks fantastic, larry. here is why. take a look at this time, it is from our east bay hills camera. all afternoon and evening, basically the marine layer has been deepening. doesn't it look cool? yeah, it has been deepening. it is 1,700 feet deep tonight, and that basically means the cooling influence that started today will continue as we head into tomorrow. so the average high for san jose is 82 degrees, tomorrow afternoon you're going to be right at average. and then the temperatures will fall a few degrees as we head towards sunday, monday, tuesday below normal, and then bouncing right back up again. but really what i'm trying to tell you is that heat wave is gone. the really uncomfortably hot conditions long gone. live doppler 7 right now tracking the marine layer. as i mention, it is going to be
a bigger player in your forecast. we're already feeling the cooling breeze, most of you in the 50s and 60s tonight. 77 in brentwood, but definitely feels nicer. hopefully you will sleep better. tomorrow morning you will wake up rested as the 24-hour temperature trend is do you know by five degrees in santa rosa, down seven degrees in fairfield. here is a live look from our south bay camera. you can see the beautiful lights on the buildings here for pride celebrations. it is really going to be fantastic weather. foggy coast and bay, spotty drizzle tomorrow, cooling continues this weekend, and mild conditions expect for the san francisco pride parade. tomorrow morning clear inland, 60s there. around the pay and along the coast, not only gray skies but we will see some patchy drizzle especially near the coast, a little mist rhee at times. hour-by-hour forecast, 7:00 a.m. you will notice the fog around the bay and the coast and higher clouds start to come in in the afternoon from the south. those clouds will be harmless, mid and high level clouds through the evening hours, and then we'll pretty much be
dealing with filtered sunshine for the afternoon. it is still going to be warm, just not as hot as it has been. upper 90s to -- upper 80s to low 90s inland, 70s and the bay and coastline. not exactly warm, typical san francisco weather, low to mid 60s and a breezy one. if you are going to sonoma for the nascar races, nice looking weather. 79 saturday, sunday 77, lots of sunshine the second half of your weekend. good idea to download the accuweather app and you can keep track. here is the accuweather forecast. microclimates for tomorrow, near average on sunday, low 60s to upper 80s, and then the breezy, cooler pattern carrying pooh into next week. coast side, if you like it warm, doesn don't worry, we've got you covered. uper 80s and low 90s will show up wednesday and again on friday. temperatures at the coast staying in the comfort zone, really upper 50s to low 60s.
. well, you're looking at the new world's ugliest dog. the honors went to martha, a three-year-old neapolitan mastiff that weighs more than 125 pounds. her owner says she loves to drool, snore and take naps. sounds like some sports producers i know. anyway, the dogs faced off in a red carpet walk and a fashion show tonight at the sonoma-marin pair in petaluma. the proud owner and her pooch left with $1,500. anthony flores here, because i'm
doing the night. i thought there were uglier dogs than martha. what do you think? >> i'm going to say there's no such thing as an ugly dog. that's the line i'm towing right now. >> trying to be politically correct, you don't want to offend anybody. just call it. >> there were a lot of uglier dogs. >> thank you. >> speaking of ugly dogs, tugly dog days of summer for sports. coming up, why the giants might ballpark. and from silver and black to silver and gold. hoyer dairk carr plan to spend some of his riches after signing a mega extension with the raiders. stick around, sports is next. >> alexis smith is on the go every morning.
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mets regain the lead 2-1. that starts a 6 run inning capped by this. a 2-run home run off tie block that lasted two innings. mets beat the giants, final 11-4. the a's in chicago taking on the white tox. top one with the man on. chris davis is going for a jog through the park. it is a two-run shot, his 19th of the season, 2-0 a's. more power ball in the fifth. matt joyce takes a solo flight, ninth of the season. 3-0, oakland. cotton was cruising. had to leave in the sixth due to now, he would get the win but not without a little sweat. the white sox had the tying run at the plate with two out in the ninth when matt davidson takes casaia to the warning track. the a wes with second shutout of the season. 3-0. derek carr has big plans for recommend payday. he's going to chick fill a.
that's right. that's how the quarterback plans to splurge after officially signing the richest deal in nfl history. carr inked a five-year extension worgd 125 million bucks, 40 million guaranteed. it keeps him in silver and black through the 2020 season. he plans to donate some to charity. he said despite the huge contract he didn't want the deal to hurt the team. >> was it the most important thing to me? not really t most important thing was it get done and my family would be taken care. am i competitive? yeah, but i wasn't going to sit there and say, oh, no, i need more, you know. i was not going to do that. i was not going to be difficult. i was not going to be the one, you know -- if anything, you know, tim was trying to drive me up a little mover and i had to talk him off the ledge a little bit. >> today is the nhl entry draft with the 19th overall pick, the san jose sharks took american center josh norris. the 18-year-old scored 27 goals for the u.s.